The consumer confidence index in the US in June was 99.3%, dropping from the May level of 98 points, according to data from the University of Michigan. Analysts had expected growth of just 98.5 points. The indicator that determines the attitude of Americans to the current financial situation rose in June to 117.9 points from 111.8 points in May. The indicator of consumer expectations for the next 6 months decreased to 87.4 points from 89.1 points. Inflationary expectations for the coming year reached a maximum of 3 years at 2.9% compared with 2.8% a month earlier. In the long run, the forecast of Americans on inflation rose to 2.6% from 2.5%.
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